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Keeping Cool With Hainan's ‘Qing Bu Liang’

A “lifesaving” summer dessert from China's southernmost province combines coconut milk, ice, and everything nice

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The Hong Kong Dessert with an Immortal Name

Learn how to make the ‘Sweet Dew of the Willow Branch,' a delicious sweet summer treat

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Ode to the Ou

Lotus roots and osmanthus bring autumn to a sweet conclusion

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Sweet Memories

A hallowed new year tradition at home, Chinese candies struggle to be known abroad

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‘Star’ Bucks

Why are Chinese millennials queueing for hours just to get in a cafe? TWOC looks into the world of “internet famous” desserts and drinks

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Bubble Trouble

The cutthroat war behind China’s creative milk tea craze

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The Kitchen God’s Candy

A sweet tradition to start the Spring Festival season

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Flavor Wars

Sweet or salty? Four foods debated by northern and southern Chinese

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The Qingming Dumpling

A tomb-sweeping dish of mugwort and red bean

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Wife Pie

A flakey dessert with a romantic past

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